Almost as Many Nationalities as Epcot’s World Showcase….

I went to a women’s tea yesterday, and I was amazed at the nationalities represented there. Of the 11 women there, there were….

-2 Americans
-2 Canadians
-2 from the UK
-1 Russian
-1 from Czech Republic
-1 from France
-1 from Switzerland
-1 from Germany

It was really neat to hear the stories of how these women from all these different places and backgrounds ended up in Nigeria. I love that God’s kingdom is made up of such diversity.

…But our tea time was just a minute glimpse of what we will one day see in heaven:

“After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and in front of the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice, ‘Salvation belongs to our God,
who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.’ All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God, saying: ‘Amen! Praise and glory and wisdom and thanks and honor and power and strength be to our God for ever and ever. Amen!'” (Revelation 7:9-12)


3 thoughts on “Almost as Many Nationalities as Epcot’s World Showcase….

  1. Awesome. How sweet having various nationalities working together. We were just talking about how diverse the believers in Antioch were and how the gospel breaking national divisions allowed our faith to be called Christianity (Acts 11) and no longer just a faith proclaimed by some Jewish disciples. I appreciate the modern day example your ladies tea gives. Prayed for you yesterday and heart you guys much 🙂

  2. That is awesome, Christie! What a great experience in itself. I think the richness of God is displayed so clearly when we see the diversity gather in one place. It’s too bad we don’t have much of that here in West Michigan! Love that passage of Revelation too. gives me goose bumps!

  3. Hi guys! I had fun reading your blog for a little while tonight. Way to hang in there with all the adjustments! It’s certainly not a “boring” life….
    My second cousin twice removed (?) is Kathy Wolcott. Her husband is teaching at the school this year in Jos. Have you met them yet?

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